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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
and most recently, u.s. ambassador to china. twice elected as utah's governor, he brought about strong economic reforms, tripled fund, and rainy day helped bring unemployment rates historic lows. named tenure, utah was the best state in america and the best state in which to do business. as co-chair of no senator joe .s. masden. t's working to bring about solutions to attract wide support in congress and begin rebuilding the america's people's trust in the federal government. today, is senator evan bayh. senator evan bayh is a former two-term governor, served also as the secretary of state of in the u.s. erved senate from 1999 to 2011. as governor of indiana, he enacted welfare reform, cut taxes, and brought about fiscal disciplines to state's budgets. he was a . senate, leading voice, advocating for iscal restraint, on government spending. he also worked in a bipartisan manner, something missing right now, to seek consensus on including issues, financial services reform and care.h our plenary session will begin with remarks from senator huntsman and senator bayh to be followed by wh
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
the cat's got their tongue. or is it the calendar. with elections coming next year and those on the right with any iq have noticed the one time the democrats saw their numbers go skyward was when the republicans played stupid party and turned themselves into the anyone couple pops of the potomac and shut done the government. tonight we look at this strange new world, scared to death at the second there's talk of closing it the democrats will open up another big lead in public confidence. who would have believed it would only take a month to teach the tea party that no government is bad politics. david corn for mother jones and howard fineman for "the huffington post" both msnbc political analysts. i know there are still questions about febds. but this week when it looks like they might have a budget deal and january when the continuing resolution comes up for continuing, it looks like they've decided not to go all-out crazy again. is this pure politics or grownup behavior or a mix? >> well, don't count your non-shutdowns before they happen. because there are 20 or so house g g g gop'ers.
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
a democratic elected governor. how would you assess this week's signups, increased substantially. there seems to be a lot of interesting with a lot of people going to the sites. how would you assess this now that we're at the end of the week? >> i mean, it's been a great week for the aca, there's no question about it. the kinks appear to be out. we're not quite sure about the back end, but i think it looks pretty good. the kinks seem to be out of the system. more and more people driven to it. more and more people are signing up. and the sad part for the republicans is it's only going to get worse for them. it's only going to get better. as the kinks are totally smoothed out of the system, people will find this bill, they'll find it's like heaven. and for other people they're going to find they've got better plans and they've got the freedom to choose and they can compare and they can shop which we never had the ability to do in america. i think it's going to be more successful each month it passes. so the republicans better find another horse to ride, because they can't ride this one. >> you
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
leaves behind. >> reporter: the so-called supercop is back in new york. the mayor elect named william braton the job he had under giuliani. >> this is a beacon of light for the rest of world. >> reporter: his record of cleaning up crime was what attracted the oakland officials, paying him $250,000 to tell them how to tackle crime here. a year-long contract job that ended a month ago. >> i think what bill did was that he came in and he watched how we were implementing different things, from time to time, our crime analysis. even though you can do the form of it, do you do the heart of it, try to predict where the crime will happen? having someone who is the nation's expert on him was really important, i think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25%
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
and iran. it is titled -- there is this story from "the weekly standard" focusing on the midterm elections -- next is james joining us this morning from valley village, california. i don't really consider myself an independent or republican or democrat. i see myself as a humanitarian. being that i dedicated my life to traveling the world, i don't see where any types of war or weapons is the solution to anything. next is kathleen from texas. caller: good morning. i am a military mother. quit the military. he trains people for three times what he makes as a private contractor. america is in decline because we have outsourced our wealth. 40% of americans make under 20,000 a year. torture and not outsourced every, -- and outsource slavery. more americans than al qaeda on 9/11 and 10 times the amount of iraq ease and saddam, and he gets a library. that is why america is a joke. i love you, steve. host: kathleen from texas. continue our feature, first ladies, influence and image. you can watch the program every monday beginning at 9:00 eastern time here on c-span. all of the programs from martha
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
reform and on energy, just to mention a couple, and your election returns, you would have to say in a you're probably a textbook example of what happens when you get out the do the right thing. you're actually able to get things done in the end and have a legacy to look to. it's more than just rhetoric and textbook theory. some have put it in practice and you should be proud of what you've done and i know curt's put it in practice. i didn't mean to embarrass you but i wanted to put that out there as a real world example. >> we just have a couple minutes left. are there any members of the audience who would like to pose a question? we have senator ward from hawaii. gene, you're up. >> can we come visit? >> aloha. but hawaii is unique, obviously not only because of its terrain but because of its political history. we have super majority. i'm in the house of 51. my caucus is seven. in the senate there's one republican and 24 democrats. what are some insights i can bring back? i really like the concept not because i'm in the minority but because we are americans first then republicans then de
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
can't or you're a bully. i think the best debate i ever had in my four elections is against a woman and i did so well at the end that i walked out going -- she was tough. she was attacking me on every single issue. it got personal. very angry. i sort of -- i brushed it off. but it was so bad that i was walking out and they were booing her and i walked out. i felt sorry for her. right? even though she had been attacking he in whole time boy that didn't go well. the next day in the newspaper the screaming headlines were that, you know, i was a bully and it was terrible. i never raised my voice because it just went so bad for tonally it was a surprising and jarring thing. the next day when you run a campaign against a woman, especially if you're a 6'4" man you got to take extra, extra care. >> right. but there's also a ton of studies and information and evidence that shows women are negatively portrayed when they express their views firmly. i have some sympathy with how men have to address women and you can't retaliate in a way you would against a guy but women are always being seen --
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
's in charge of the republican governor's association which tries to get republicans elected. yesterday chris christie tried to set the record straight. >> mr. asterino hasn't told me or anyone else he's run for governor. i won't support someone who won't say they are running or not. it's much ado about nothing. my guess is some people, irresponsible folks who are trying touring him to run to try to create an image that, you know, i'm urging him to run. i'm not urging him to do anything. he came and asked for time specifically asked for time with me and mary, for he and his wife to meet with the two of us the impact it has on our family. they have young children like we do and that's what the whole conversation was about. when we have a republican nominee for new york then i'll support the republican nominee for new york. >> i had no idea. as he said i was at the republican governor's association. he's westchester, one 2-1 margin as a conservative in a democratic area. but everybody there knew he was running. i don't understand the confusion here. he talked to ed koch and everybody else. >> w
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
looks to make gains in key elections. we'll be in dehli in just over half an hour. >>> and move over, detroit. tensions are moving to other regions drowning in debt, including puerto rico. what it could mean. if you've got any thoughts or comments about anything we're talking about today, e-mail us, worldwide@cnbc.com. the ecb today will be presenting new growth and inflation forecasts alongside the announcement of its latest policy decision. the central bank said it expected a slight rise in inflation in 2014 and '15 and predicated a rise in in inflation across the upper row zone next year. annette is with us now. they cut rates last month. the euro hasn't weakened. we had sharp divergence between germany and france. what do they do now? >> that's a good question, actually, probably. today they won't do anything. we might see more moving towards potential further easing next year. as well, of course, that wouldn't be their first agenda to weaken the euro a little bit towards the dollar. they would never admit that. but it would actually help around the periphery of the eurozone. as
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
. the united states senator elected in 2010 and has certainly made his mark in just a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. warrior against government overreach. among his first legislative billions, cutting $500 in federal spending and balancing the budget in just five years. he has since introduced similar bills with growing support. he serves on the foreign relations committee, homeland security, and government affairs with the small business committee. a graduate of duke university school of medicine, he was a practicing ophthalmologist in kentucky for 17 years. in 1995, he founded the southern kentucky eye clinic, an organization that provides eye exams and surgeries to needy families and individuals. he still does that work today. has been a vocal advocate for term limits, a balanced budget amendment, a read the bills act, an auditor of the federal reserve, and has gained prominence for his independent position on many political issues. a devotedul is husband and father, married for 23 years to kelly ashbury an
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
, the first elected black president of this country but affectionally called ta-ta, father in tribal language. all through the night singing, dancing outside his house in johannesburg. we were there a couple of months ago when mandela was near death at the pretoria hospital. we saw the outpouring of emotion there. there's going to be a whole lot more over the coming days in his country. back to you. >> indeed. a giant for justice. nelson mandela. thank you very much, greg. >> word came out in the middle of the night so a lot of people did not know. i was actually on with neil cavuto. i said am i boring him? he said the 95-year-old nelson mandela passed away. we did get word when he left the hospital to go home and we thought that could be the end. we thought it could be just that. >> a tribute page, on twitter people expressing their love and thanks to a man that certainly is an icoo and a hero to so many. >> and he was a hero to the president of the united states. he was a huge inspiration for him when he saw what one man could do to inspire so many, he decided to get into politics. he said
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
" is why bill de blasio was elected. the tale of two cities as he put it. a lot of it, steve you have some charts here -- goes to affordable housing. so many elements to this story. it's not a new york city story it's a national story. mika said one in five american children live in poverty. >> it's a national story. what you have are a number of things that come together to create it. you had this terrible recession. you have the rising income equality which is fine for wealthy people to get wealthier but the people at the bottom have gotten poorer. you have reduction in food stamps. the average food stamp income has gone from $33 to $25 as part of this. you got a discussion about the minimum wage. >> you can't live on it. >> there's a whole bunch of things that come together in a perfect storm for people at the bottom and so they feel very picked upon and i think rightly so. >> joe, you would agree you got to make work pay in order to get people network. asking people to work for something they can't afford to support their family on that's not really how welfare reform works. >> i agree
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
and fair and honest election. you cannot have a democracy when you arrest and harm its peaceful protesters. >> more than a thousand flights canceled today as the northeast is set to get pounded with another round of winter weather. the snow and ice blamed for a chain reaction, car accident. this one involving 50 cars. we'll tell you where this happened. and what our first read team says both democrats and republicans could be wrong about what issue will dominate next year's midterm elections. >>> plus -- >> i just don't know how it happened. i really don't. passengers got off and you think somebody would have rubbed me or pushed me, we're here. >> the worst layover ever. a man falls asleep on a plane only to wake up and find he's all alone on the plane. the big question now, how did the flight crew miss this and a large security question here. >>> join our conversation on twitter. people join angie's list for all kinds of reasons. i go to angie's list to gauge whether or not the projects will be done in a timely fashion and within budget. angie's list members can tell you which provider is
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
are hearing from individuals who supported the president originally and for his re-election who lost trust. they realize that this is something that's so harmful to jobs to the economy and to the access of health care and quality of life. >> wish i had more time. we'll stay on it and watch closely. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> my next guest hacks into computer sites for a living. he's a white hat hacker. he says absolutely no security was built into the health care.gov website so your personal information may be at risk. so should you ever sign on? we'll get to it next. later -- >> a dangerous and growing inequality and lack of upward mobility that jeopardized middle class america's basic bargain that if you work hard you have a chance to get ahead. i believe this is the defining challenge of our time. >> class warfare is back. president obama attacking the success of hard-working americans. we'll explain what he wants to do now. plus he's out, done, finished. martin bashir offered his resignation after the despicable comments he made about governor sarah palin. we'll tell you what he s
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
and their families. remember, the unions fought to help the president get elected and fought to pass the affordable care act. when the president extended employers from joining obama care until 2015, the unions felt left at the altar. the unions demanded tax breaks and subsidies, arguing that health care would result in union workers losing both hours and jobs. remember this? listen. >> we'll be damned if we are going to lose health insurance because of unintended consequences in the law. it needs to be changed. it needs to be fixed. it needs to be fixed now, brothers and sisters. >> the administration said no to the subsidies and now very quietly, megyn, they are pushing the new fee reducing tax and it could give them a pass and pass the costs on to somebody else. megyn? >> all right, thank you. >>> joining me with more senator rob johnson from wisconsin. he cosponsored the union fairness act which would prevent the administration from doing this. we talked about this before. they might do it. now it appears they are doing it. can it be stopped? >> we are hoping so. last time i was here, this is s
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
zuma is up for election for a second time, and i wonder if his dying might force people to think about this reality and maybe change government there. is that possible possibility in your estimation? >> i'm not sure it's a change of government but certainly going to create huge problems bus south africa is going back to racial division, which was really backwards, and particularly with political parties. i think this is going to pose challenges for all political parties. how do we act more like mandela, how do we create real change instead of being pseudo politicians, fake change. a world without leaderred at the moment. >> charlene smith, authorized mandela biographer. thank you. >> thank you. >> next, different kind of hero. here in the united states. remember batkid? set to make a big return tomorrow bus this time he won't be fighting the bad guys. the details just ahead. like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
. but people are focusing on the november 2014 elections because they are not stupid. i hear it every day on my radio show. >> all right. herman cain, always a pleasure to have you on. thank you for joining us today with your insights. appreciate it. >> happy to be here. >> take care. >>> well, take a look, you'ring looking at live pictures from the san francisco international airport where we are expecting to see american veteran merrill newman any moment. what was north korea hoping to accomplish by keeping him hostage? after the break, we're going to ask former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. and north korea troubleshooter bill richardson for his take. and you can't fight city hall, local officials tell one pint-size entrepreneur she can't sell mistletoe but she's welcome to, get this, beg. here's what she thought of that suggestion. >> the pins approximaterinciple need to start working hard. it's not applying themselves. >> and a hot story for all of you in the holiday season. a scarred childhood leads him to devote his life in helping children in need. you'll meet him later on in this show. li
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
through. and the reason it won't come as because they all elected political confidence who borrowed and borrowed. and i can see is aleady as a part of it. >> this is an orderly outcome and no one will get 100 cents on the dollar. in ome of them may have to go back to work and they were expecting $100,000 a year and how will well the film that is reduced to 15. >> so they can have any obligation because that is where a lot of the money is. >> that is where a lot of the obligations are. what is to stop them from saying that i'm going to rule this by fiat and say this is okay. >> the city manager can't do that. they can only control expenditures tomorrow and he can't effect this going forward. neil: is it more likely that god would be part of this? >> the city manager has to keep the streets safe and this includes people that still live there and pay taxes. he has a very difficult job on his hand and he doesn't have the wherewithal to do it. and he will have more money as a result of this. neil: in the meantime, the hottest new application. is he like neil cavuto? how much like neil ca
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
mary landrieu saying -- >> senator from louisiana. >> yes, in a tough re-election this next year. and after a month of saying, well, we need to fix this, now she's out saying i would vote for this law again. here's the good things that are there. so they are going to try to make this an asset. >> what are the markers, joe, that we should be being looking for in the coming weeks to come, whether or not this thing is actually gaining more momentum or working like the white house says? >> well, one thing is that they've refused to say how severe the back end problems are. they've said they've fixed 80% of the problems but they won't say how many problems they are worth to begin with. >> and a black box? >> right. you just can't trust anything that comes out of the health and human services administration. so once they start revealing more information, you know, we've seen these leaps this week about a surge of enrollment. when they start to be more transparent, that will be a sign that things are getting better. i don't think that's going to happen. >> dan, do you see any sign that
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
a miracle, alex. i was here 23 years ago after after madiba was released but well before he was elected president and at a time when this country was on a razor's edge. there was some violence in the townships stirred by the security forces, and one be wasn't certain which direction the country would go in. i remember when madiba went on television, compelled his brothers and sisters to make peace and reconcile themselves and to be here 23 years later to see black and white working side by side, to not only forge a democracy but a strong economy, as well is absolutely stirring and you know at this moment is possible because of the spirit nelson mandela. >> yes, he was really a man who he inspired and he really kept the country together almost as if a type of a glue, and there are worries about south africa going into a tail spin financially and even socially now that he has passed. are you at all concerned about that? >> no, i'm absolutely not, alex. i will tell you that these are resill entpeople. if you could survive the oppressive decades of apartheid and come forward as the leading
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
the republicans fear more in a general election? >> i think hillary clinton is ultimately the more formidable democratic nominee. joe biden is widely seen as a democrat who does well with white working class voters. that's one reason why he was seen as a big asset to the obama ticket. that's one reason why he might, you know, prove relatively successful. but ultimately hillary clinton is someone to the surprise of some republicans who has a lot of appeal with women, particularly mod raterate and low-income women including some women who are republicans. hillary clinton has surprising crossover appeal. i'm not sure joe biden has the same crossover appeal particularly because he's been, frankly, so gaffe prone. >> juan carlos also asked the former president about comments he made saying that the current president, president obama, should honor his commitment to make sure if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. there seemed to be a little tension at the time. this is how he explained what he said. >> i said nothing about this. not one word until the president, hims
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
, creeds, and democratic party is more diverse than we are. it is why they're winning more elections. some of the diversity is also we need to appeal to people in cities. some of that is ethnically related. we need to use all the big cities. we have to change. we will not be able to win nationally again, and some people are stuck in a rut on this. a lot of people are waking up. michigan gop knows we have to do better if we're going to win. >> i am bringing it on home with the last two questions. what are your thoughts on obamacare? [laughter] too many questions. i had after used three -- i had to ask you three. . >> i need a couple hours. it is unraveling on its own effects. i was telling jonathan that i think it is not that government is inherently stupid, although that is a debatable point. [laughter] it is that they do not get the right senators. the business would be run this way because you would be run out of business immediately. we have put into law perverse incentives. insurance had cheap no longer can buy that. it is what they could afford and that is the only way they had it. i
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 9:20am EST
it was in the election cycle but these young people in 2012, look at obamacare. we see policies so quickly turned against the generation that voted for them in 2012 and you would think i voted in 2004 obama. and the turnaround in 2012 and looking to the student loans? there pushed like predators' on these students. stuart: in the last two presidential elections president obama won an overwhelming plurality of young people's votes for students or youngsters, he won a plurality. do you think there is any chance come 2016, years down the road that situation will be reversed? >> it could be reversed and the lot is incumbent on republicans on making the case, depend on the candidate, the messaging, the outrage, lot of things. stuart: you need republicans to go to universities. >> there was a study that democrats good universities more than republicans and bring in more liberal speakers than republicans and go to the lecture hall every single day kids are getting a liberal perspective and the.. i am taking online classes and running this organization. i have no student loan debt. i am taking online classes, do
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
times during the pre-election run for the presidency. now we're finding out that is just not true. gerri: tell me what your reaction was to this. this has been played all day long. it is still shocking. are you surprised at the end of the day these networks are so small that the likelihood of you keeping your current primary care physician, small possibly nonexistent. >> i am not that surprising all. if you look at the design of this legislation, large part of the population will be subsidized. it is not the premium gusts to five subsidies but the kashering . paler nothing out of pocket. the only way insurers have to deal with that because they will use the carious to limit access. we are seeing is in a lot of exchange plans, limited access. and in fact the doctor was correct. you're going to see is the system bifurcate based upon money. gerri: at the end of the day not all doctors are playing along. the doctors in california, some 70 percent of them are boycotting obamacare. they don't want to be a part of the networks. have to say a thing that will hurt care ultimately. what do you thi
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
-important health care promises. just ahead we'll speak with one of the people helping get president obama elected how where the ro promises decided? bill burton is here, live, do you remember bill? and stunning polling next on america's place in the world. [ mom ] over the years, i've learnehow to stretch my party budget. but when my so-called bargain brand towel made a mess of things, i switched to bounty basic. look! one sheet of bounty basic is 50% stronger than a full sheet of the bargain brand. bounty basic. the strong but affordable picker upper. mm. mm-hmm. [ enne revs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz your wish list at the winter event going on now -- but hurry, the offers end december 31st. [ sant] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease the 2014 glk350 f $419 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. [ male announcer ] lease the 2014 glk350 ♪ you know, ronny... folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? i'd say happier than a bodybuilder directing traffic. he does look happy. get happy.
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
being elected as south after infantry caps first black president in 1994. nelson mandela was 95. >>> fellow republicans, our beloved, nelson mandela, the founding president of our democratic nation has departed. >> former south african president nelson mandela, a man like no other is dead at the age of 95. the reveered antiapartheid leader spent 27 years in prison. led his country to democracy and became south after infantry caps first black president. donald rumsfeld joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening. sir, why is it that president mandela could do something that nobody else could? what was it
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
elect them. but they've realized now that they've been sold a pig in a poke. the economy is not getting better. they're discouraged over the whole thing. they're down on both parties. they're unhappy. >> we have a little bit of the president at a youth summit from the past week hitting on, i guess, maybe this is the beginning of the pr campaign. let's watch that and then i have a tweet i want to share. >> if you're a student body president, set up a spot on campus. open your doors and use an e-mail list to help people learn the facts. if you're a bartender, have a happy hour. >> bartender, really? >> this reflects, and i dare say, pat, i think you would agree with this, desperationen by the president. bottom line, if young people don't sign up, if only 22% or 25% don't sign up, it means that the affordable care act's economics don't work. there isn't the resources to sustain the plan. so the president has got to get everybody involved. and that speech, harris, i think he's just tilting at wind mills. >> so then we would call it the ca, and take out the affordable. >> unaffordable. >> an
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
for the dems. the election coming up will be anames. >> they are saying this, republicans are saying if you look back at hillarycare, nobody remembers what it consist of. it was the same thing. >> that's right. they had a lot of problems. now the difference is that they didn't get it passed. so nobody can really complain. but this one is going to be really -- it's ad about thing for the country, so we shouldn't be so joyous and so happy. it's a horrible thing what's going on. >> this is just the web site. what happens when weather it's actually our health care? >> that's going to be worse because -- like a woman couldn't get her plan the other day because she's 65 years old, but they demanded that she have pregnancy insurance. she's 65 years old. she's got a grown family. she says i have a 20-year-old son. i'm not going to get pregnant. i'm 65 years old. they wouldn't allow her to have a plan because they demanded that she have pregnancy insurance. so it is so screwed up and it's so bad, and i think ultimately while it's very bad fort country and certainly is, it could turn out to be very g
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
prescription drugs in their pocket. >> we just had a narrow election in new york where stop and frisk was a big issue. the police have been enormously successful in new york. crime is down enormously. yet the way the law had been enforced in black neighborhoods or minority neighborhoods got people so angry they were ready to vote out anyone associated with the current regime because they felt humiliated by the cops. >> hope the community and law enforcement are working together instead of in an adversarial way. >> we'll see glt police chief was determined that this would stay. >> that's a big reason bill deblasio won. he said it would not stay. >> we'll see who becomes police chief. up next turns out the whole men are from mars, women are from venus thing may not be far off. new research on how our brains are wired differently. be right back. across the country has brought me to the lovely city of boston. cheers. and seeing as it's such a historic city, i'm sure they'll appreciate that geico's been saving people money for over 75 years. oh... dear, i've dropped my tea into the boston harbor. hu
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
but not knowing quite how it was going to end, whether a bloodbath or an election. and then you had all these amazing characters. mandela first among them. and one of -- maybe a dirty little secret of south africa is that it has first world infrastructures. so unlike a lot of other places where you're covering upheaval and bloodshed, the airplanes fly on time. there are rental cars, well-paved highways, fast food joints, telephones that work, gas stations. you may be traveling to scenes that feel like the third world upheavals but you're doing it with a first world comfort level. >> how do you characterize his relationship with the foreign press over the years? did he seem to seek out that attention? was he aware of the benefits of bringing in foreign reporters? >> he was very shrewd about the press. i always had the sense that he knew exactly what he was doing, and you could see he was sort of gauging what he had to give and what he needed to do in each interview. if it was somebody who was sort of dropped in from the foreign world that just wanted to bathe in the presence of nelson ma
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
childhood in the eastern cape during activism and decades in prison before being elected as south after infantry caps first black president in 1994. nelson mandela was 95. >>> fellow republicans, our beloved, nelson mandela, the founding president of our democratic nation has departed. >> former south african president nelson mandela, a man like no other is dead at the age of 95. the reveered antiapartheid leader spent 27 years in prison. led his country to democracy and became south after infantry caps first black president. donald rumsfeld joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening. sir, why is it that president mandela could do something that nobody else could? what was it about him? >> well, he had special qualities. he was a humble person. with impressive grace almost like royalty in terms of his presence. he had good humor. and gentleness, but steel in his backbone and resolve and conviction. i think one of the things that possibly was different about him, he had that wonderful ability to put himself in other people's shoes. and try to look at tough issues from their persp
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
at the mid-term elections six months before. the results will be baked in the cake pretty sufficiently. if the screwup continues, democrats get hurt. if this is looking in the mirror like some republicans try to exploit, maybe it has a political punch for us today. >> don't think it doesn't work in washington. they made problems with dealing with spending in the upcoming budget talks. you know wednesday deadline, when are we going to do it? our super committee conference of great friends. this is a reason to ignore all of it. you never hear. >> except it's coming. except, you know. >> september 15th. >> that's the next big date. the teams are meeting. we have that super committee fail. we could have part two. >> don't call at this time super committee. it didn't work out last i'm in. >> super fail committee. >> thank you, nice to see you. >> let's look at the headlines. good morning to you. federal veshts are looking into what caused sunday's train derail. in new york. which means live aerial pictures from the scene. crews are busy working get the cars upright today. four people were k
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
as a potential candidate in the next presidential election, though he himself has not made any formal announcement. event is part of c-span's road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice, brisk detroit michigan day. introduce dr. to rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. he was elected in 2010 and certainly has made his mark in a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. and a warrior against government overreach. among his first legislative proposals, cutting a $500 billion federal spending proposal and a plan to balance the federal budget in just five years. he has since introduced several bills with growing support. in the senate, he serves on the foreign relations committee. education, labor and pension, homeland security, and government affairs and the small business community. a graduate of the duke university school of medicine, he was a practicing ophthalmologist in bowling green, kentucky, for 17 years. 1995, he founded the southern kentuck
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am EST
an election and decide how these issues get resolved. accommodation suggests they will get a deal in the next couple of days. dagen: this is if you have described it to use your words some low hanging fruit. how does this deal come together and what are the chances it does? >> i think it is slightly better than 50% chance it is going to get done. remember, the two chairs negotiating the steel are not here to tell us what they want to get done, they feel confident they will get something done. the issue here is last-minute demands. the republicans think they need some level of entitlement changes to get the rank-and-file members, thre slayer pushing han this changes to hospital spending for medicaid. the democrats pushing for more spending on unemployment insurance possibly inclusion of the minimum wage. all of those make it harder for rank-and-file members to vote for it. so the plan will actually narrow in the next day or so before they come to a deal. that is why they could get $45 billion instead of $65 billion just because they'ry are having so much trouble to come to an agreement on the
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
in states with a democrat senator up for election next year. they spent hundreds of millions of dollars in grants to so-called community groups to provide navigators to go about helping people sign up for insurance. they have spent an enormous amount of time cultivating hollywood figures with big twitter accounts and facebook pages to advocate this. the president spent years touting benefits of this. if dr. emanuel really thinks the answer is one television ad waiting back there in the ol' closet they're about to spring out and that will get them to 7 million people signed up by end of march or to even five million or six million signed up by december 23rd when the enrollment period ends to guaranty coverage by january 1 he is kidding himself. he is delusional. bill: that is 105 days from now. >> he is delusional. bill: marketing, pr, this thing has been on every website and newspaper and television station for 2 1/2 months. >> you get one chance to create a first impression and affordable care act's first impression created on october 1 was not good. as people have learned more about i
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
retired manager tony la russa is one of five people elected to the hall of fame in cooperstown. he managed the oakland a's and st. louis cardinals to three world championships. not exactly baseball weather today, mike. >>> no. we played over the weekend, at least my kid did. sat in the cold and watched him play. temperature 19 in novato to 39 in san ramon. another freeze warning tonight. leyla. >>> we have heavy backups. 44 minutes now to get to between antioch and concord due to this now-canceled sigalert at bailly road. still lots of red. plenty of brake lights. this crash at >>> good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. getting ready to hustle. pradly cooper turns back time in a had the new role. and this morning, he explains those curlers. right here. live. >>> tom hanks transforms into the man who brought mary poppins to life. now the superstar reveals how he's dealing with a very personal challenge. >>> and garth brooks takes over times square. the song you have never heard him sing. only here. as we say -- ♪ good morning america >>> i am so happy right now. garth brooks being here. wh
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
catholics vote and see how an election goes. they're seen as swing voters. again, i haven't seen numbers yet on their feelings on pope francis, but by most accounts, he's had quite a debut and quite a first few months in office. >> mr. berman, we'll see you at the top of the hour. >> great to see you. >> great to see you on "the lead" coming up at 4:00 p.m. eastern. meantime, the pope had a high-level meeting at the vatican today. pope francis meeting with isr l israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. according to officials, they discussed the political situation in the middle east, and the possibility of renewed talks between israelis and palestinians. an israeli official told cnn last month, the pope plans to visit israel in late may. >> and a u.s. war veteran dragged off this plane, held captive in north korea, now releases this chilling and suspicious confession to supposed war crimes. >> on this trip, i can understand that in u.s. and western countries, there is misleading information and propaganda about gprk. >> now the u.s. is stepping up efforts to get merril newman free, along
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
to be supportive of it. i don't think you can find anybody in america who worked harder for his re-election or support of this bill or went out of the way to explain the bill more than i did. there's no politics there. i didn't say anything until he talked. i'm trying to be supportive. i do think we have to get the website up and we have to work. is it confined to the website? that's the biggest problem because if the website is working and everybody can see what their options are, then in most states, most people will have a good option, which will be the same or less costly than the one they had before that will cover the same or more conditions. so, i think it will be all right. but, know there was no politics involved. >> when asked if hillary clinton will run for president because you know that is the question that bill clinton continues to get, his answer, three words, i don't know. but he did say, he likes joe biden and if biden is the democratic nominee, he would be glad to help him. >>> question, do you watch the hit tv show, "scandal" with the lovely, gorgeous kerry washington? it
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
was elected the first black president of south africa. colin powell was talking earlier in the show, i was sad whe i heard the news b i immediately got a smile on my face thinking about this man's legacy and what he did for the worl >> the fact that he lived. he lived suc an incredible life. my sister worked in south africa actually and one thing people haven't talked about as much is his stance on hiv/aids. it changed the entire continent and not the world. >> no black president i that countrwas talking about it. >> and they were saying he wasn't a disease. >> he had a son that died of aids. richard ele is outside mandela's home where crowds have been gatheng to mourn but also to celebrate mandela'slife. richard, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are in johannesburg outside of mandela's me, t same home where he dd l lt night and since his passing hundreds of people have been coming here. ey have been laying flowers and singing and dancing. a very celebratory mood. perhaps mandels greatest legacy is that of reconciliation and that is represented today. there are black south africans
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